Visiting the Garden

The garden at Bere Mill is open to the public several days a year, and for groups by arrangement.  Find details of visiting below and follow the link the for information on How to Find Us.

National Garden Scheme

Bere Mill is open to the public three days a year as part of the National Garden Scheme.

2020 open days:

Sunday 22nd March

Sunday 24th May

Monday 25th May

Sunday 20th September

Time: 1:30 – 5:00pm

Admission: £7.00, children under 16 are free

Home-made teas and plant stalls available.

All proceeds from the openings go to the National Garden Scheme who support a range of medical charities.

Event Days

Bere Mill’s gardens are also open to the public for special events. Come and see us at the Hampshire Country & Garden Festival on Sunday 14th June 2020, last year there were 3500 visitors to a family fun day of children’s events, plant stalls, beer and food offers – and much more!

AND Apple Day will be celebrated in early October when we hope for a better day than in 2019 when we were rained off!

Group Visits

We welcome private garden visits for groups of 15 or more from February to October.

Private visits should be arranged with Rupert Nabarro. ( ideally well in advance.

A fixed charge of £400 per visit is made to include a talk about the garden.

Tea and cakes are available for an additional charge of £2 per person.  All proceeds go the National Garden Scheme.


There is wheelchair access to the garden unless very wet, with a drop off point at the garden.

Please note that there are unfenced and unguarded rivers and streams in the garden. There is a toilet for visitors located at the butchery with step free access: and there will be disabled toilets and full facilities in the rebuilt West Barn after June.

There is extensive car parking approx 250m from the garden; tho’ it should be noted that entry to the parking is down a narrow lane which cannot accommodate large coaches. Coach visitors should be prepared to walk approx 700m and a shuttle is available for those with mobility difficulties.